Common titles: Audio Video Manager | Event Producer | Production Manager | Stage Manager | Venue Director | Squarespace Website Designer with a focus in lighting design
Experienced and personable in the event and live entertainment industry, staying calm under pressure. Organized, flexible and able to meet deadlines in fast paced ever-changing environments.
TOURING AUDIO VIDEO MANAGER, Since October 2013
Main point of contact for all technical aspects of each event.
Coordinating and advancing information to venues and outside vendors for the upcoming events to ensure all the necessary technical details are in place.
Assist Company Manager to stay in show budget.
Work in conjunction with promoters to execute market partnerships to ensure their deliverables are meet
Execute all performances: pre-show, National Anthem, opening ceremonies, sponsor activations, videos, music, lights, interactions between the promotor and fans, scoreboard and LED board graphics, host team and control room staff
Coordinating with Mascot handlers when onsite.
Managing show flow with the production stage manager.
Maintaining the run of show with the Host team.
Act as the lighting designer to enhance the show when a venue is equipped.
Seasonal Since 2015
ASSISTANT PRODUCTION MANAGER October 2017 - Present
Pre-festival conference calls with artists and producers to ensure the shows vision is properly executed onsite.
Coordinate with production manager to provide required manpower and schedule activities to achieve all department goals.
Administer daily calls for the production department, including department heads
Manage efficient work of production staff
Help to develop the load-in and strike plan
When necessary helping on a changeover.
TECHNICAL VENUE MANAGER September 2015 - October 2017
Main technical festival contact on assigned venue/show.
Works with the technical team, both supervised and unsupervised, to ensure shows needs are met.
Over see the load-in, build, rehearsals, performance and load-out for venue/show.
Board-op for assigned show.
Help all other venues with builds, load-ins, changeovers and load-outs.
VENUE DIRECTOR, Seasonal 2015 — 2017
Oversee and schedule the load-in, tech, performance, and strike of 10-12 shows in assigned venue.
Work with shows to determine and coordinate common technical elements for shared use
Maintain daily show flow, working with the Box Office Manager.
Daily equipment and lighting grid check.
Opening and Closing the venue as the owner desires.
Horse Trade Theatre Group - New York, NY
TECHNICIAN & GOTHAM STORYTELLING FESTIVAL TECHNICAL COORDINATOR, 08/2016 — 04/2018
Work with shows as the main point of contact to schedule rehearsal and tech time.
Setting up technical elements requested for each show
Designing lights for shows when needed.
Running the light and sound boards in the tech booth if necessary.
Cheshire Youth Theatre Summer Camp — Cheshire, CT
PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER/TECHNICAL COORDINATOR, 08/2016
Taught campers about technical theatre, including lights, sound and projections.
Helped with theatre games and acting techniques.
Designed and programmed lights for performances.
Maintained the daily schedule and prompt book.
Oversaw an assistant to help with taking blocking and sending out production notes.
Bentley Meeker Lighting & Staging, Inc. — New York, NY
LIGHTING & AUDIO VISUAL PRODUCTION MANAGER, 03/2015 — 05/2015
Handled the production of all technical elements for various high-end special events.
Performed site visits to understand client needs and requirements.
Worked closely with the sales team to design and prep all events.
Createdgear and crewing lists required to produce each event
Organized event needs with outside vendors and the shop, to ensure a smooth onsite working environment.
Supervised freelance technical staff on event locations, to maintain what is expected of them for each job.
Theatre by the Sea — Matunuck, RI
ASSISTANT COMPANY MANAGER, 05/2013 — 09/2013
Worked directly with the Company Manager to provide support for current productions while simultaneously offering production assistance for upcoming shows.
Arranging local transportation for company members
Maintaining files and office needs
Assisting with the planning of events & catering
Occasionally covering shows for front of house as an usher or in the box office